Juan Jiménez-Laiglesia is a partner and head in the firm’s litigation and regulatory group in the DLA Piper Madrid office. He specialises in EC law, and competition and regulatory law. He has practised in Brussels and Madrid, and has extensive experience in joint ventures, strategic alliances, and mergers and acquisitions (on behalf of both notifying parties and third parties), as well as abuses of dominant position, cartel investigations and state aid matters before the European Commission, the European courts and Spanish competition authorities and courts.
Mr Jiménez-Laiglesia is an associate professor of competition at Carlos III University of Madrid and professor of competition law and energy markets at the Instituto de Empresa in Madrid. He also sits on the editorial board of the Gaceta Jurídica de la Unión Europea y de la Competencia (EU and Competition Law Gazette). Mr Jiménez-Laiglesia holds a law degree from the Complutense University of Madrid; a degree in European law from the Free University of Brussels; an MBA from the IESE Business School of Barcelona; a degree in political science from the UNED University in Madrid; and a PhD in commercial law from ICADE in Madrid. He is a member of the Madrid Bar Association.